General Assembly Meetings -
One Sunday a month at Alexander's Steakhouse, Peoria
2023 Meeting Dates:
Annual Festa Picnic - August
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by cost increases, the Society has been unable to hold a picnic since 2019. Please continue checking back. Thank you for your interest.
Several times a year Society members will get together outside of our meetings to enjoy each other's company, converse and relax.
- April 2022 Social We'll have a social on April 24 at Agatucci's, 2607 N University, Peoria at 5pm. The parking lot is small, so be prepared to park on the side street. The Society will have a reserved space in the back of the restaurant. Please RSVP to Sara Schlueter so we can give a head count to Agatucci's.
- March 2022 Social Society members will celebrate St. Joseph Day (March 19) with a social on March 20. We will go to Midway Duck Inn on Rte 26 between Spring Bay and Lacon. Plan to meet at the restaurant at 5pm. To see a menu or for more information, go to their website: www.midwayduckinn.com
- August 2022 Social Rosati's, 137A Radio City Dr., North Pekin IL on Sunday, August 14. Meet at 5pm. Email Maureen Hallengren your RSVP by August 10.
Italian Heritage Day - October
Each year, the members of the Italian-American Society gather together to celebrate our heritage as Italians. A member of the Society or Peoria community will often speak about the history of Italians globally or in the United States.
- Family Potluck, October 16 Members and families, join us for a potluck on Sunday, October 16 at 12pm to celebrate our Italian American heritage and our Society. Check your email for flyer, click here to RSVP and sign up for an item to bring.
Annual Christmas/Holiday Dinner - December
Each December at our monthly meeting members of the Society take time to reflect on the past year and celebrate family and friendship at our annual Christmas/Holiday Dinner. In addition to the buffet meal, members are encouraged to prepare and bring Italian desserts. At this event, the Society members collect items for a charity in the area. There may also be special appearances by Santa and La Befana.